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Project Manager – Material Handling Automation Design and Implementation

Jet, Hoboken, NJ

Building a better shopping experience.


The Senior Project Manager is responsible for overseeing a team of engineers and technical project managers, vendor relationships, milestone deliverables while ensuring business objectives are being continuously satisfied. Your ultimate goal is to drive strategy and execution of delivering best practices to project objectives.

What You'll Be Working On

  • Lead internal teams and vendors in designing highly automated solutions that drive operational efficiencies
  • Develop external relationships and partnerships to strengthen the reputation of the Jet organization as a whole
  • Deliver the Corporate Strategy and Vision by implementing technical solutions that increase throughput while lowering variable cost across the Jet and Walmart Fulfillment network

Responsibilities

  • Lead cross-functional project teams to meet milestone deliverables and ensure business objectives are being satisfied
  • Oversee multiple high dollar high complexity projects throughout all phases of the project lifestyle to drive initiatives from concept through implementation
  • Collaborate with senior and executive leadership teams to ensure sustainable process changes to support business initiatives
  • Provide supervision and development opportunities for associates by leading through daily example, contributing to our values, and our high standard of performance
  • Ensure business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs and initiatives
  • Recognize and capitalize on suggestions for improving efficiency and cost effectiveness, with the goal to reduce operating expenses within the organization
  • Build trusting, collaborative relationships and alliances across functional and organizational boundaries
  • Travel time up to 50% of the time; domestically and internally to and from multiple facilities or work site

About You

You’re a risk taker, a doer that delivers, you have and can implement big ideas with a positive attitude. You pride yourself on being the first of your friends and colleagues to know what’s happening in the world and staying “in the know.” You have a passion for project management. You want to be a part of one of the fastest growing ecommerce companies around where the only constant is change and you have these main skills:

  • Creative problem solver that can integrate knowledge and expertise in making fact-based recommendations and decisions
  • Convey a sense of urgency in ways that motivate others to complete responsibilities and achieve both individual and business goals
  • Demonstrate creativity and strength in the face of change, obstacles and adversity
  • Proven strength in both oral and written communication skills, including the ability to develop and present logical reasons to all levels of the business, including senior management
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects through organizational changes and demands
  • Promotes a team-based work environment that respects, embraces, and values diversity in others
  • Manage roles, assignments and developmental opportunities to maximize organizational performance

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Science, Engineering or Technical field
  • 6-10 years of total work experience in technical leadership role
  • 2+ years in a previous managerial role with direct reports
  • High attention to detail
  • Exceptionally analytical, organizational with strong written/verbal communication skills

Bonus Points

  • Masters Degree in Engineering, Business or Technical field
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

About Jet

Jet is reshaping ecommerce as we know it. Based in Hoboken NJ (just 10 min from Manhattan), we are a shopping site on the relentless pursuit to build the greatest customer experience in the world. At Jet, we believe in bold. That means taking risks, asking “why not”, looking where no one’s looked before and crushing it! Our engineers are utilizing and building world class technologies, to optimize the supply chain, remove unnecessary costs, sprinkle in some surprise and delight all while saving consumers every penny possible and we’re just getting started. At Jet, we have worked hard to build a culture that stresses the importance of learning and of sharing knowledge. If you want to be part of the team that is disrupting the shopping norm and you’re capable of smashing the status quo, we have a hunch you’d look good in purple.

About Jet

At Jet, our goal is to reshape the landscape of e-commerce forever and make a lasting difference in people’s lives.

Jet

Want to learn more about Jet? Visit https://jet.com